1 She walked out of the kitchen ahead of them and pausing in the hall raised the lamp at arm's-length, as if to light them up the stairs.
2 The next moment they sank to her flushed cheeks and she began to mount the stairs ahead of Zeena.
3 As he passed into their gloom he saw an indistinct outline just ahead of him.
4 Again the outline hastily disunited and the Varnum gate slammed on one half while the other hurried on ahead of him.
5 "I'll have to hurry up to do it," Ethan mused, as the sleigh dropped down ahead of him over the dip of the school-house hill.
6 A cutter, mounting the road from the village, passed them by in a joyous flutter of bells, and they straightened themselves and looked ahead with rigid faces.
7 Gerald, riding ahead, pulled up his horse and signed to Toby to stop the carriage where the two roads met.
8 And there was still a long struggle ahead, which meant more dead, more wounded, more widows and orphans.
9 When regimental officers, understanding the situation, saw a hard fight ahead, they wrote these men, telling them to rejoin their companies and no questions would be asked.
10 They reached the little town of Calhoun, six miles below Resaca, ahead of the Yankees, entrenched and were again ready for the attack when the Yankees came up.
11 After all, Tara lay just ahead, and after the next quarter of a mile, the horse could drop in the shafts if he liked.
12 She must not let them come to life now; there was all the rest of her life ahead of her in which they could ache.
13 After the fright Jonas Wilkerson had given her, she would never rest easy until she and Frank had some money ahead.
14 Plague take him, she thought, he's always one jump ahead of me.
15 Peter sucked in his breath and his wrinkled brow showed deep furrows but he kept his eyes straight ahead.